Process Automation Engineer – Experienced (Dublin)

We are currently recruiting an experienced Process Automation Engineer to support automation systems and aid process improvement initiatives at one of our customer sites, a leading Life Science manufacturer in North Dublin. We are seeking candidates with 3+ years’ experience in validated Automation systems in Pharma manufacturing, PLC programming (Rockwell Allen Bradley or Siemens), HMI/SCADA (Rockwell FactoryTalk, AVEVA and WinCC) .

This role is a full-time staff position with an excellent salary and offers exciting opportunities to work with leading-edge technologies on an existing and a planned new facility.

Primary Responsibilities/ Duties

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Supporting the introduction of new vendor systems on site by performing engineering assessments and implementing automation system configuration changes.
  • Reviewing and assessing vendor documentation (design specifications, FAT/IQ/OQ test protocols) and deliverables (PLC/SCADA applications).
  • Maintaining Functional Specifications to reflect the operational parameters of the automation systems.
  • Ensuring all new automation systems are tested and in line with site standards prior to implementation.
  • Change control for system modifications and new projects.
  • Performing all duties in accordance with GMP requirements, SOPs and controlled documents.
  • Liaising with customers and the project design team to develop control system design specifications.
  • Control system design for industrial automation equipment from concept stage.
  • Selecting and managing automation contractors through the project life cycle.
  • Keeping up to date with the latest automation technology trends.

Qualifications/ Skills/ Experience

Essential experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Chemical/Process Engineering, Automation/Mechatronics, Computer Science or allied discipline.
  • 3+ years of experience in a similar role.
  • Experience with Rockwell Allen Bradley PLCs and Rockwell FactoryTalk View Se/ME.
  • Experience with and knowledge of GAMP.
  • Good working knowledge of the ISA88 standards.

Desired experience:

  • Experience with Siemens PLCs and WinCC SCADA
  • Experience with Device Networks (Profibus, DeviceNet, ControlNet, Modbus, Ethernet/IP)
  • VMware vSphere installation and maintenance
  • CISCO networking experience
  • Rockwell PlantPAx experience
  • MES systems experience


  • Works well as part of a team, able to work across various departments on site as well as business partners
  • Excellent problem solving and diagnostic skills
  • Leadership skills, able to work on your own initiative without direct supervision from management
  • Adaptable and able to prioritise and coordinate work
  • Excellent customer service, interpersonal, communication and organisational skills
  • Ability to multitask, work under pressure and meet deadlines


  • Competitive starting salary with year-on-year bonuses and salary increases
  • Paid Overtime
  • Income Protection
  • Life Assurance
  • PRSA pension with employer contribution
  • Remote Working/ Flexi-time/ Compressed Working Week
  • Personalised Career Development Plan
  • Regular performance and remuneration reviews
  • Cycle to work scheme

Don’t miss this opportunity to work with a leading Life Science manufacturer in Dublin and grow your experience and expertise in cutting-edge automation solutions.

Send your CV and cover letter to and mark your application Process Automation Engineer – Dublin.

NeoDyne Ltd. is an equal opportunity employer, and all applications will be treated in strictest confidence.